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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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forfeit
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • However, when the news of this disaster reached England, our friends there, whom we had taken care to furnish with all the Assembly’s answers to the governor’s messages, rais’d a clamor against the proprietaries for their meanness and injustice in giving their governor such instructions; some going so far as to say that, by obstructing the defense of their province, they forfeited their right to it.

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  • We had to forfeit the deposit.
  • What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul?
    Mark 8:36 (NIV)

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